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Yeast Infections

An OBGYN having a conversation with a young woman about the symptoms of yeast infections.

If you’ve dealt with a yeast infection, you are not alone. Yeast infections are very common, and most women experience them at some point in their life. If you’re experiencing vaginal discomfort, irregular discharge, or vaginal itchiness, you could have a yeast infection. Yeast infections can lead to a lot of discomfort, but luckily, they are easily treatable. Read on to learn more about what yeast infections are, how you can treat yours, and how you can prevent them in the future.

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Hormonal Acne: What It Is, Treatment, Causes and Prevention

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Acne can be incredibly frustrating, embarrassing at times, and even painful. 

Hormonal acne can be particularly severe and stubborn so it’s important to understand its causes, and how you can properly treat and prevent it. 

Luckily, this is where the experts at Copperstate can help! We’ve created a guide with everything you need to know about hormonal acne, also known as adult acne. Continue reading “Hormonal Acne: What It Is, Treatment, Causes and Prevention”

Postpartum Hormones Explained

Mother holding her newborn baby after labor in the hospital.

The period of time after giving birth is exciting and filled with lots of love and joy – but can also be a rollercoaster ride of hormones.

After giving birth, your body will produce several different postpartum hormones including estrogen, progesterone, prolactin, oxytocin, and cortisol. The hormonal changes that occur during this time can be intense, and can lead to a variety of both physical and emotional symptoms. Continue reading “Postpartum Hormones Explained”

Adjusting your Hormones Postpartum

Your body is miraculous. It’s gone through physical and hormonal changes to bring life into the world and will continue to provide for your baby. While postpartum hormone changes are normal and expected, sometimes they can cause unwanted symptoms such as the “baby blues” or postpartum depression. Luckily, there are ways that you can help your body adjust your hormones back after giving birth, to more stable levels.

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Common Pregnancy Symptoms No One Talks About

You already know about pregnancy cravings, morning sickness, and even about getting stretch marks – but pregnancy involves so much more than what people normally talk about, and there can be some unpleasant symptoms during each trimester. Once the first trimester symptoms begin, you’ll have a better idea of what you’ll experience the rest of the pregnancy.

No two pregnancies are exactly the same but if you’re a mom-to-be, you should be aware of some of the unpleasant pregnancy symptoms that no one talks about.

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